Freshman vs. Senior Homecoming Routines

Story by Jamie Farrell, Staff Writer/Junior Editor

November 3, 2014

Upperclassmen like to joke about how freshmen girls care about their appearance so much that they try to look perfect everyday. By the time they become junior and senior girls, however, they are more relaxed about their appearan...

Columbus Day Parade: Celebration or One Big Commercial?

Story by Kaitlyn Williams, Staff Writer

October 16, 2014

On Sunday October 12th, the 67th annual Westerly/Pawcatuck Columbus day parade was led by Ken Burton, this year’s Grand Marshall. Years ago, when I attended Columbus Day Parade, it was a time for the community to come togethe...

SHS needs to step up school spirit

Story by Ashlynn Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 9, 2014

Each and every year Stonington High School welcomes a new student body class, the freshmen. These students always enter unaware of what school “spirit” really is, therefore the challenge is left up to the upper classmen to...

Stonington High School in Desperate Need of Working Recycling Program

Story by Drew Bailey, Staff Writer

October 9, 2014

Stonington High School has had recycling bins for years, but it is known that the school does not recycle. Knowing that we don't recycle, many teachers and students have just started to throw away everything the trash, in the garba...

Are the Stonington High boys also affected by the dress code?

Story by Karli Tavares, Staff Writer

October 1, 2014

Over the past few weeks at Stonington High School, the SHS administration has been really cracking down on the dress code during class time. During class, girls have been pulled out by teachers for wearing clothing that reveals...

Is Stonington High School in need of a home economics class?

Story by Grace Williams, Staff Writer

October 1, 2014

Stonington High School has been without a home economics class program for far too long. It is time that this necessary program be reinstated. Today we are all able to get a box of pizza, place it in the oven for five minutes ...

Why I LIKE Town Meetings

Story by Nathan Holliman, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014

Any student in the Citizens in Action program or the Advanced Placement Government class will tell you the worst part of the class is going to Stonington town meetings at least once a quarter.  The common complaints are “it’s ...

The highs and lows of “The Pledge”

Story by Clara Mattano, Staff Writer

September 22, 2014

On Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014, the students of Stonington High School had to watch a video by Camfel Productions, an anti-bullying center based in Irwindale, CA. The short film’s intention was to bring awareness about the ever-pre...

Adjusting to the New No X-Block Schedule

Story by Nicole DeFranco, Staff Writer/Junior Editor

September 19, 2014

As everyone now knows, the lunch has been cut from 50 minutes to 40 minutes for the 2014 school year. Upperclassmen were upset about this change but have gotten used to it. In my opinion, we only had ten minutes taken away ...

Blood Drive: A Personal Review

Story by Emmye Vernet, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

On May 28, 2014, Stonington High School held a Blood Drive in the auditorium. Students and faculty were all encouraged to donate blood throughout the day, to give to the Red Cross.   I donated blood at 8:45 in the morning. Th...